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How much iron should a man get daily?

How much iron should a man get daily?

A few milligrams: That is all you lose on a daily basis in the absence of bleeding. ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more


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How much vitamin d do I need as a woman?

How much vitamin d do I need as a woman?

2000-5000 units : Get a level pre and post supplementation. An optimal level is 50-70. ...Read more

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Does a person really need vitamins?

Does a person really need vitamins?

Yes: These are essential to life. It is not essential, however, that you get your vitamins from a pill. The best source of vitamins as a good diet (with the exception of vitamin d). ...Read more

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How much iron should an anemic woman take daily?

How much iron should an anemic woman take daily?

Alot: First of all it is important to establish if your anemia is purely from iron deficiency. There are many causes of anemia with iron deficiency being the most common, other causes of anemia include B12 deficiency, Folic Acid deficiency and other ilnnesses. Patient's with pure iron deficiency needd a large quantity of irin to replace depleted body stores in addition to building up their blood. ...Read more

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Why does a normal child need to take a multi-vitamin?

Why does a normal child need to take a multi-vitamin?

SAD: Sad stands for stndard american diet and it is indeed sad! japanese are the healthiest people in the world. When they come to america they succumb to the same diseases that we have here. Go to my blog "oxygen, the spark of life" that you can google. ...Read more

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How much is too much blood to lose if you're having a miscarriage?

How much is too much blood to lose if you're having a miscarriage?

A pad an hour: If you are soaking more than a pad an hour you should call your doctor for evaluation right away. Also call of you feel dizzy or lightheaded. ...Read more

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Can you tell me when does a woman need to take calcium supplements?

Can you tell me when does a woman need to take calcium supplements?

Low diet intake.: Calcium supplements are recommended if the dietary intake of calcium is low. Dairy products are the main source of calcium, particularly milk and yogurt. 8 ounces of milk or yogurt contain about 300 mg of calcium. 800-1000 mg of calcium is generally considered a nutritional requirement. ...Read more

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How much iron can a male ingest a day with it still being safe.?

How much iron can a male ingest a day with it still being safe.?

About 45 mg: According to the office of dietary supplements in the national institutes of health, an adult male can safely consume up to 45 milligrams (mg) of iron daily. The safe amount is different for children and women. For more information, check out http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/factsheets/iron/#h11. ...Read more

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How much time does it take a person to loose 85 pounds?

How much time does it take a person to loose 85 pounds?

Unless morbidly : Obese, 43 weeks or longer (if someone really worked at it. ) losing faster than that could be unhealthy. Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Aim for 7.5 to 8 hrs of sleep / night. Hydrate w at least 64 oz of water / day. Calories burned must > calories consumed. Do both cardio ; weight training. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site helps determine calories burne. ...Read more

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How long does it takefor you to feel a difference after being treated for low potassium?

How long does it takefor you to feel a difference after being treated for low potassium?

Minutes.: I am always amazed at how quickly the body responds to corrections in electrolytes, once levels approach normal, symptoms improve almost immediately. ...Read more

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How much CSF does a person make a day?

How much CSF does a person make a day?

About 1/2 liter: The average adult makes about 500 ml (1/2 of a liter or 1/4 of a 2 liter bottle) of cerebrospinal fluid a day. The total volume at any given time is about 150 ml. This volume turns over several times (3 to 4 times) in a 24 hour period. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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How long does it take for alcohol to become undetectable in your urine? Does it depend how much you drink/over how much time? General rule?

How long does it take for alcohol to become undetectable in your urine? Does it depend how much you drink/over how much time? General rule?

Alcohol clearance : there are generally few factors on clearance of alcohol. 1. Quantity of consumption. 2. Height and weight 3. Gender: Women is less predictable in regards to alcohol clearance. 4. Medical problems. 5. Altitude 6. If you have eaten food or not with alcohol consumption... I hope I answered your question ...Read more

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How much time does it take a person to develop diabetes?

How much time does it take a person to develop diabetes?

Variable: Hi. It is variable, and very difficult to accurately assess. Type 1 seems to come on more rapidly in younger patients than in older new onset type 1's. Type 2 is probably even more variable in rate of onset. Not an easy question to answer. Sorry. ...Read more

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How long does it take to replenish an iron count?

How long does it take to replenish an iron count?

Several weeks: I generally treat children with iron deficiency anemia with iron for about 4 months. I expect them to correct their anemia in about two months; the other 2 months are to re-establish normal amounts of storage iron in the body. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happens if a woman loses too much iron?

Could you tell me what happens if a woman loses too much iron?

She will...: She will become anemic. Also, iron stores in muscles will become depleted (myoglobin) further worsening fatigue. Muscle cramps are also common with depleted iron, especially in the legs! ...Read more

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How much money does a OBGYN make a year ?

How much money does a OBGYN make a year ?

Not medical: This is not a very useful medical question for the community. Hopefully this will be the last time this is asked. In case anyone wants to look up these kinds of things, please see this website: http://www.medscape.com/features/slideshow/compensation/2012/public ...Read more

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How long does a miscarriage take to be over?

How long does a miscarriage take to be over?

No rule: I've seen a few days to more than a month - (which isn't good) - and it can sometimes be months before HCG levels drop to zero. It depends some on how far along the pregnancy was and how high the hcg, but it's not possible to give a general rule. This is a case where seeing a live doctor in person, in realtime is your best bet. ...Read more

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How much does it cost for a doctor to test if you're pregnancy?

Not cheap: Actual pregnancy test is only part of cost. Don't forget that you have to pay for office visit. Therefore, consider checking 1st w/over-the-counter home pregnancy test that should be available at any drug store & even large grocery stores. Better yet, consider some form of contraception to keep from getting pregnant and condom to keep from catching sexually transmitted disease/infection (std/sti). ...Read more

Iron (Definition)

In the metal group ...Read more